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Sunday at 1:05 pm
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Scarborough Downs - Maine's Best Bet Since 1950!

Welcome to Scarborough Downs Harness Race Track!

Welcome to Scarborough Downs Harness Race Track, Maine's best bet for live harness racing action since 1950! 2014 marks our 64th year operating as a small, family business in beautiful Scarborough, Maine, offering exciting racing from March 29 - December 21, 2014, with simulcasting of thoroughbred and harness tracks from around North America, 7 days a week, 363 days a year.

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Nick Graffam: Rookie Pilot on the Move!

Nicholas Graffam became the latest in a long line of accomplished horsemen to grace the Scarborough Downs winner’s circle as the 23-year-old rookie pilot secured his very first win in only his second appearance as a provisional driver on Sunday (4/13). Read the press release here. Photo by Derek Davis.

Parting shots.... Sunday's Retirement Ceremony

Caiden gives Art By Keene his bouquet of carrots in the Winner's Circle at the Downs' 7th Annual Standardbred Retirement Ceremony on Sunday (4/13). Photo by Derek Davis.

Art By Keene

Stephanie Gray rides one of Sunday's retirees, Art By Keene, off the track at the Downs' 7th Annual Standardbred Retirement Ceremony. Photo by Derek Davis.

Welcome Back, Come on Kathryn

Trainer Randy Smith returned to Maine for the summer after a winter in Ohio - his mare, Come on Kathryn, above, won her first start back to the Downs on Sunday (4/12), piloted by driver Kevin Switzer, Jr. who had three wins on the program! Congratulations to all! Photo by Michael Newman.

Mr. Nice Guy Finishes First

Mr. Nice Guy and driver Kevin Switzer, Jr., take the win in the $6,000 Free-for-All Pace on Sunday (4/6). Photo by Michael Newman. Read the release here.

Campbell scores 4!

Driver Drew Campbell held the hot hand on Saturday with four wins on the eleven race program! Read the release here. Photo by Derek Davis.


Opening Day a Success!

Opening Day was a great success! Good crowd and excellent racing -- driver Drew Campbell got things started with the first win of the day! Read the release here. Photo by Derek Davis.

Life After Racing

This is a picture of Nipas One, a Standardbred racehorse who retired in 2009; he was recently featured in the March 2014 issue of Hoof Beats, where his new owner, Pamela Rhodes, wrote a beautiful article about his new life. Read it here!